Colossal Statue of Amenhotep III, reworked, reinscribed by Merneptah

Porphyritic diorite | 96.5in | c. 1390-1353 B.C.

Unknown Artist

This colossus of Amenhotep III, whose distinctive facial features are still recognizable despite their damaged state, once adorned the temple he built to Amen-Re in Luxor (ancient Thebes). Like so many Dynasty 18 monuments, this statue, along with it...
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